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The UFC heavyweight champ's AKA teammate Luke Rockhold says there "is not a chance" Jon Jones could beat Cain Velasquez. As Daniel Cormier prepares to challenge Jon Jones for the UFC light heavyweight title at UFC 182 on January 3, his training partner Luke Rockhold is instead talking about a hypothetical Jones bout against injured heavyweight champ Cain Velasquez. MMA Fighting got the quotes. When asked if Jon Jones could hang with Velasquez, Rockhold answered, "not a chance." "Cain, just the s read news >>

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It's been years since Jon Jones first teased an eventual move up to heavyweight. With his lanky 6-foot-4 frame and UFC-best 84.5-inch reach, the reigning light heavyweight champ and No. 1 pound-for-pound fighter in the sport has always believed he'd be competitive in MMA's hardest-hitting division. But now, with the UFC's 205-pound weight class, at most, two or three fights away from being cleared out, Jones has begun plotting out a course for his future that includes potential superfights again read news >>

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So close, yet so far. Former Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold, now four-fights into his Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) career, is going to be sticking around for awhile, after putting pen to paper for a new eight-fight deal under the ZUFFA banner. So ... about that title shot. Rockhold (13-2) has rattled off three straight wins -- along with three consecutive finishes -- since a debut loss to Vitor Belfort last year in Brazil. And he really wants a rematch. He could end up w read news >>

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Luke Rockhold is going to be in the UFC for the foreseeable future. read news >>

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MEXICO CITY -- Luke Rockhold talks about his win over Michael Bisping, his thoughts on Jacare vs. Romero, what could be next for him, training with Daniel Cormier, and more. read news >>

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Serving as one of upcoming title challenger Daniel Cormier’s primary training partners is no easy job, but Luke Rockhold said there are a few perks.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos read news >>

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MEXICO CITY -- Hobbled heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez became somewhat of a omnipresent figure as the days passed at UFC 180 fight week in Mexico City. This was supposed to be Velasquez's event, a moment years in the making when the popular Mexican-American fighter would lead the UFC's charge south of the border. Instead another round of injuries forced Velasquez and his crutches into a secondary and increasingly sympathetic role, while Velasquez's rival on The Ultimate Fighter: Latin Americ read news >>

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Top Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) middleweight contender Luke Rockhold recently disposed of venerable gatekeeper Michael Bisping, thanks to a second-round submission at UFC Fight Night 55 (highlights), and looks ready to take another step closer to a 185-pound title shot. Or simply cut the line, if need be. Rockhold told UFC Tonight that he's still training and keeping himself on standby in case Vitor Belfort fails his pre-fight drug test and gets bounced from the UFC 184 pay-per-view (PP read news >>

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Luke Rockhold and Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza look to be at the top of the list to get the winner of the UFC 184 middleweight title fight between Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort.With that fight scheduled for Feb. 28 in Los Angeles, a title shot for Rockhold or Souza looks likely for sometime next summer.But Rockhold (13-2), coming off his win over Michael Bisping over the weekend in Sydney, Australia, thinks there's a good chance he won't be waiting that long.Ariel Helwani reported on UFC Tonight on read news >>

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Why Bisping complaining about Luke Rockhold's accidental headbutt makes sense in the larger context of a career of small, incidental advantages So, Michael Bisping lost another high-profile fight on Saturday, and, as always, we talk about how this might well have finally put paid to any chance for title aspirations that the Count might have. Maybe this time, though, it's actually true. He's been with the UFC for a long time, but even in the doldrums of the early-to-mid era of 185 pounds, he neve read news >>

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After this past weekend’s UFC doubleheader, two notables made sizable moves in this week’s USA TODAY Sports/MMAjunkie MMA rankings.Filed under: Bellator, MMA Rankings, News, UFC, WSOF read news >>

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